Potential youths should be entrepreneurs: Nasrul

DHAKA, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral

Resources Nasrul Hamid today said potential youths should be entrepreneurs

instead of job seekers.

The government has been giving incentives in various ways for making

entrepreneurs Bangladesh Energy and Power Research Council (BEPRC) give

Taka two crore as allocation for a research project in this connection, he

said.

The state minister said this while addressing the concluding session of a

fair as the chief guest at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC)

here.

BRAC University organised the fair titled NRB Jobs Presents National

Career Fair2019 under the theme of 'Campus to Corporate' with its Vice

Chancellor (VC) Professor Vincent Chang in the chair.

The twoday national career fair ended with huge participation of job

seekers as more than 100 renowned public and private organisations

participated offering multi diversified employment opportunities.

The objective of the fair is to provide a platform to students, who are on

way to graduate or have already graduated, from both public and private

universities and colleges so that they can connect with the country's leading

employers from different sectors and find their careers that suit their

interests.

Youth and Sports Secretary Dr Jafar Uddin, BRAC University Director

Student Affairs Dilara Afroz Khan Rupa and NRB Jobs BD's Managing Director

(MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mahbube Elahi Chowdhury also spoke,

among others.

During the fair, Career Grooming Sessions were held to make an

opportunity for students to hear from the industry leaders and experts.

Besides, a twoday training on various job related topics was also held

that helped the potential employees to acquire skills that the recruiters are

looking for in addition to their academic knowledge.

The size of Bangladesh's economy is growing bigger and there is nothing

to be disappointed about jobs. If you have confidence and uniqueness then you

will get jobs, Nasrul said.

He urged all youths for getting prepare with the right ideas about good

jobs, adding, In the next five years, 1,000 engineers will be required in

power sector.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)